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Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
do not know the end of that yet. we don't know the results. if the fiscal cliff happens, whether it does or not, how will it affect jobs? >> it wouldn't be that critical either way. i think it will be a fiscal slope. i know politicians like to cry chicken little but in reality i don't think it will have a major impact. larger impacts will be obamacare. for example, one of the ways it will be somehow affordable is we're going to downgrade medical care. in instead of seeing a doctor you will see a physician assistant. that's where jobs will be. instead of seeing a physical therapist you will see a physical therapist assistant. >> what if somebody has been out of work for a while? therapy smart and willing to retrain. that takes time and money going out. >> the reality is most careers will require training. good news is the careers we were talking about are not like four years of medical school and four years of residency. a lot of the programs are one or two years. imaging tech jobs, being a medical imaging technologist or physical therapist assistance. >> if they have the needs, w
Jan 13, 2013 8:00am PST
in the community? >> the cost of these things can be very high. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: don't know what is going to happen when our generation get there. but, the people, the world war ii is gone. they had homes paid for, maybe the last generation to do that, things were more doable, perhaps. what happens? the relative cost is between 3 and 5,000 or up per month? >> that is a good starting point in the bay area. >> uh-huh. >> and that is what we're talking about. >> the other thing, if you can't afford that, if you didn't have a home, there are people who have rented all their lives or didn't do as well financially and they have some hardship that wipes them out financially long the way. what kind of help is there? can you count on medicare to kick in? >> not really. there are pilot programs going on in the state of california in certain counties where they doing a medicare/medi-cal experiment to supplement. those counties are not really within our reach right now. those are like riverside county or l.a. county or counties where the amount that medicare/medi-cal is going to supplement is not goi
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